suet

noun su·et \ ˈsü-ət \

Definition of suet

: the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow

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Origin and Etymology of suet

Middle English sewet, from Anglo-French suet, siuet, from seu, su hard animal fat, from Latin sebum


SUET Defined for English Language Learners

suet

noun

Definition of suet for English Language Learners

  • : a type of hard fat that is found in cows and sheep


SUET Defined for Kids

suet

noun su·et \ ˈsü-ət \

Definition of suet for Students

: the hard fat around the kidneys in beef and mutton from which tallow is made

Medical Dictionary

suet

noun su·et \ ˈsü-ət \

medical Definition of suet

: the hard fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton that yields tallow and that in prepared form is used in some pharmaceutical ointments


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